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UPMC East Alive and Well Series Presents ‘Relief for Hip and Knee Arthritis’

 What’s New — and What Works
WHAT: Free educational session discussing solutions for arthritic knees and hips—from effective new therapies to minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery. Light refreshments will be served and parking is free.
WHO and WHEN: 6 to 7:45 p.m., Tuesday, June 2
6 p.m., Treatment of Hip and Knee Arthritis
Alan H. Klein, M.D., Orthopaedic Specialists – UPMC, will explain the causes of arthritis-related knee and hip pain. Find out what the risk factors are and when it’s time to see a doctor. Discover the signs and symptoms and learn about new treatment options that can help you get back to doing the things love to do.
7 p.m., Physical Therapy Options
Tom O’Malley, physical therapist, UPMC Centers for Rehab Services
7:15 p.m., Screenings
Knee strength and range of motion
WHERE: UPMC East, Conference Center, Ground Level, 2775 Mosside Blvd., Monroeville, Pa., 15146
This event is free and open to the public, though reservations are required. To make a reservation or for more information, call 412-357-3700.

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